Dec 3, 2013 12:35am PST
. >> why are my tax dollars keeping her alive. >> she was perhaps the most reviled woman in south texas, nicknamed the half on the killer. >> why isn't she in jail? >> charged with murdering her tiny nephew by falling on the 2-year-old. >> myra is stating that she lost her balance and that she actually landed on the child, crushing his head. >> her capital murder trial would be nothing short of a freak show. a defendant so big she had to be cut out of her house and transported in a moving van. and it cost so much to move her, her attorney even measured the courtroom -- >> the width is 130. >> and went shopping for a king sized mattress. >> we need to buy a mattress that will support over 1,000 pounds. >> so she could live in a courtroom while a jury decided if she lived or died. myra admitted she killed the child but claimed it was an accident. >> we knew that myra was not being truthful. >> and suspected she was covering for someone. >> i tried to protect my sister. i was already dying. i was going to get capital murder charges. >> the death penalty. >> they were like doing me a favor.